Thursday, August 23, 2007

Events Calendar

Upcoming events in the Scottsdale/Tempe area (though I'm a little flexible on that geography :) ) -

Thursday, August 23 (Tonight!) - The LD17 Democrats present the film "In Debt We Trust"

The Big Picture Film Series is showing "In Debt We Trust". This film is a great look at the reality of our wallets and what the trade deficit is doing to our country's economy and more importantly, why.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Escalante Center, 2150 East Orange Street, Tempe
Admission: Free

Saturday, August 25 - The Arizona Democratic Party's 2007 Volunteer Awards Dinner

The special guest speaker is Arizona Attorney General, Terry Goddard. Nominees include LD17'ers Genie Zavaleta, Bob Mings, and Angie Crouse. (Congrats to all of the nominees, though :)) )

Time: 6:00 p.m. registration; 7:00 p.m. dinner.
Place: Mountain Preserve Reception Center, 1431 East Dunlap,Phoenix, AZ 85068

Contact Maritza Lopez for tickets and other info at 602-234-6823

Monday, August 27 - Meeting of the Phoenix Chapter of the Progressive Democrats of America

Scheduled guests include Bob Lord, candidate for Congress in CD3, as well as two candidates for Phoenix City Council, Loralei Poll and Jim Mapstead.

Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: Sonora Brewhouse, 322 East Camelback Road, Phoenix

Tuesday, August 28 - Official Meeting with Obama Campaign Staff

An organizational meeting with Raul Alvillar, the Obama for America Western Region Political Director. Space is limited, so please RSVP at

Time: 7 p.m.
Place: IBEW Local 266, 1650 N. 36th St., Phoenix

Thursday, August 30 - Meeting of the Arizona chapter of the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC)

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center in Scottsdale (Scottsdale Rd. and Sweetwater)

Friday, August 31 - The LD8 Democrats present the film "In Debt We Trust", also courtesy The Big Picture Film Series.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills.
Admission: Still free :)

Saturday, September 8 - Governor Janet Napolitano Guest Conducts The Phoenix Symphony

From the email -
"Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano will be the guest conductor of the Star Spangled Banner for the opening of the Phoenix Symphony's 60th season on Saturday, September 8, 2007 at Phoenix Symphony Hall beginning at 8PM. Join the Governor, blues and jazz icon Dennis Rowland and Music Director Michael Christie for a night of fun-filled music sure to bring down the house! This jazzy 60th Anniversary birthday bash includes The Phoenix Symphony swinging to the golden age of Gershwin as it performs An American in Paris and excerpts from Porgy and Bess. It's a party you won't soon forget!"

Phoenix Symphony website here; purchase tickets here.


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